Patriot League Tournament First Round

Loyola (MD) players celebrating
Photo Credit: Larry French

The opening night of the Patriot League tournament saw both higher seeds win on their home floor. Army defeated American 74-58 and Loyola (MD) upended Lafayette 67-64.

The opening night of the Patriot League tournament saw both higher seeds win on their home floor.

In the Black Knights victory, sophomore Jordan Fox scored 23 points on an efficient 7-11 shooting. Six second half three pointers helped Army go from a 1 point halftime lead to a 16 point victory.

Loyola (MD) was met by a bigger challenge than Army. Lafayette’s Matt Klinewski scored 15 points and grabbed 6 rebounds and the Leopards had a 5 point lead at the half. In the second half, the Greyhounds charged back and took the lead for good with 2:48 left. They were led by Jarred Jones’ 21 points and Cam Gregory’s double-double (11 points, 11 rebounds).

Patriot League Quarterfinals will be played on Thursday.

Holy Cross at Navy

Previous Results

At Holy Cross: Holy Cross 51-50

At Navy: Navy 60-47

Colgate at Lehigh

Previous Results

At Colgate: Lehigh 76-62

At Lehigh: Lehigh 87-69

Army at Bucknell

Previous Results

At Bucknell: Bucknell 84-76

At Army: Bucknell 96-75

Loyola (MD) at Boston University

Previous Results

At Loyola (MD): Loyola (MD) 77-69

At Boston U: Boston U 78-63

Player of the Week: Tim Kempton (Lehigh)

Rookie of the Week: Sa’eed Nelson (American)

Honorable Mention: Matt Klinewski (Lafayette), Robert Champion (Holy Cross), Eric Fanning (Boston U), Stephen Brown (Bucknell)

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